11 - 12 - 2018

CRS inspects rail track of Santirbazaar – Belonia

Belonia, Dec 2,2018: Team of commission of railway safety ( CRS) led by its commissioner Shailesh Kumar Pathak visited Belonia railway station today. The safety commission team  arrived to inspect the newly  laid  9.83 km rail track from Santir Bazaar to Belonia.

 Later talking to talking to media, Pathak said the team is satisfied after inspection of the track but there are some minor fault found which not serious one . He said the report will be submitted to railway ministry, they will decide when to start the passenger train.

Local MLA Arun Bhowmik was present during visit CRS team. He termed it’s a historical day for people of South Tripura.

Meanwhile sources in railway informed that laying of rail track to Sabroom is complete. Only work of tunnel is in progress. Hopefully by 2019 end. he ongoing work on the new railway station at Sabroom is complete.

A running room, barrack for security personnel, waiting rooms, officers quarters and staff quarters would be completed within the next six months in the station premises. Besides, a parking zone over 300 square meters of land will also come up close to the railway station. 

Sources in the NFR said that Sabroom would be the second biggest railway station in Tripura as it would function as gateway to northeast from Chittagong town and port of Bangladesh. The distance between Agartala railway station and Sabroom is 114 kms.